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Cricket ball

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A cricket ball is a hard, solid ball used to play cricket. In men's cricket the ball must weigh between 5.5 and 5.75 ounces (137.5 and 143.8 g) and measure between ​8 1316 and 9 inches (220 and 225 millimetres) in circumference.

A cricket ball is usually red, white or pink depending upon the game and has a seam over it.

  • Red balls are used in day test matches
  • Pink balls are used in day/night test matches
  • White balls are used in ODI and T-20s.